GD Bath Iron Works Wins Potential $100M LCS Planning Yard Contract

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General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Bath Iron Works subsidiary has won a potential $100,418,069 contract to perform planning yard services for the U.S. Navy‘s Littoral Combat Ship program. The Navy received three offers for the cost-plus-award-fee contract and Bath Iron Works will act as the single planning yard for the LCS ships, the Defense Department said Friday. Work will encompass engineering,...

NASA Triggers $178M Option on Jacobs’ Kennedy Space Center Operations Contract

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NASA has awarded a two-year, $178 million contract option to Jacobs Technology to continue management and implementation services for technology and operations at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The agency said Monday that it also exercised a two-year extension for the contract’s indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity ordering provision, which is worth up to $500 million...

Larry Hill: Leidos to Build NGA GEOINT Tools for ‘Map of the World’ Graphics

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Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a potential three-year, $20 million contract to build products and other tools to help the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency produce digital navigation planning charts and other documents. NGA also contracted Leidos to help implement process flow changes at the agency for the production of intelligence and geospatial information and to help convert data...

InuTeq to Help NASA Manage Flight Research, IT Services

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InuTeq has been awarded a potential five-year, $73 million contract to help NASA manage operations at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. NASA said Friday that the company will work with the center’s mission information and test systems directorate on areas such as flight research operations, flight simulations and information technology services. The company...

DISA Taps Harris for Potential $450M Crisis Mgmt System Support IDIQ

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The Defense Information Systems Agency has selected Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) to help manage and maintain a teleconferencing system used by government leaders for video and Voice over Secure Internet Protocol phone communications under a potential 10-year, $450 million contract. The Defense Department said Thursday that the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity hybrid contract contains one base year and nine...

Navy Taps 5 Contractors for $2.5B Shipboard Networks IDIQ

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U.S. Navy photo The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on an eight-year, $2,529,500,000 contract to five companies for work to produce and install shipboard networks that are intended as a bridge to the branch’s future afloat networks. The Defense Department said Wednesday that the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract contains no options and awardees...

US Navy Orders 60 General Dynamics Computers for Growler Fighter Jets

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The U.S. Navy has awarded a $16,286,671 contract to General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (NYSE: GD) for the production of 60 mission computers for E/A/18-G Growler fighter jets. General Dynamics will build 48 of the Type 3 Advanced Mission Computers for the U.S. Navy and 12 for Australia, which that country plans to acquire through a foreign military sales agreement, the Defense Department...

Boeing Awarded $296M for Lot 2 Poseidon Plane Parts

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $295,643,284 contract to start acquiring parts to produce 12 P-8A Poseidon planes for the U.S. Navy and Australia. The advance acquisition contract includes $152,043,495 in purchases for the U.S. Navy and $143,599,789 in foreign military sales funds for sales to Australia, the Defense Department said Thursday. This contract covers long-lead items for the second...

Army Awards Vertical Lift Helicopter Prototype Contracts to Bell, Boeing-Sikorsky Team

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The U.S. Army has selected Bell Helicopter and a team of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Sikorsky to build demonstrator rotorcraft prototypes under phase one of the branch’s Joint Multi Role technology demonstration program, Aviation Week reported Tuesday. Amy Butler and Graham Warwick report the program is a precursor to the Army’s planned Future Vertical Lift Medium (FVL-M) program to acquire...

Bill Kasting: ATK Continues to Provide Anti-Radiation Guided Missile to Navy

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ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won a $96.2 million contract to produce the third lot of advanced produce anti-radiation guided missile system for the U.S. Navy and the branch’s allies. ATK will also kick off the third full-rate production of the captive air training missiles for the U.S. Navy and Italian Air Force, the company said Monday. “We look forward to continuing to provide this critical weapons...